Nickelodeon has ordered 20 episodes of Bunsen is a Beast!, an original animated comedy created and executive produced by Butch Hartman.
Bunsen is a Beast! follows the adventures of Bunsen, the first beast to attend a human-grade school.
Nick also picked up seven additional episodes for season 10 of the Emmy Award-winning The Fairly OddParents, which will return Jan. 15 at 7:30 p.m. ET/PT.
The 20 episodes in season 10 of The Fairly OddParents will continue the magical journeys of 10-year-old Timmy Turner and his well-meaning fairy godparents who grant him wishes.
Hartman began his animation career as an assistant animator on An American Tail. He created his own shorts for What a Cartoon!, and also wrote and directed episodes of Dexter’s Laboratory, Cow & Chicken and Johnny Bravo. Hartman joined Nickelodeon in 1998 where he created and produced several cartoon shorts for the Oh Yeah! Cartoons series, including The Fairly OddParents. Hartman is also the creator of Nickelodeon’s animated series Danny Phantom and T.U.F.F. Puppy.